Rich TAkes! New Years Edition
Okay, so I’m a week late, but hey, it’s quality over quantity, isn’t it?
~ Some links I found interesting lately ~
as always, my comments are formatted in cayenne
vid at the link
Cornyn: a shut down may be necessary
Washington’s Republican Establishment is largely filled with the men and ideas of the eighties. They are still fighting with Ronald Reagan’s playbook, but have ironically abandoned most of Reagan’s principles.
this is the best comparison of political thought and historical outcomes that I’ve seen yet. It is well worth the ten minutes or so to review it.
On Sandy Hook (again) and Gun Control
I have a feeling this will be a recurring theme for the next month or so…
“…seriously considering measures backed by key law enforcement leaders that would require universal background checks for firearm buyers, track the movement and sale of weapons through a national database, strengthen mental health checks, and stiffen penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to minors”
Doubling down on Gun Free Zones
good luck with that.
“…it is simply indisputable that most perpetrators of school shootings and similar mass murders in our modern era were either on – or just recently coming off of – psychiatric medications”
Rated R for language
gun control means hitting your target
- On “Arab Spring” and Benghazi:
After a lengthy, self-imposed informational black-out, my high-level DHS contact known as “Rosebud” emerged with new, non-public information about plans being discussed and prepared for implementation by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the near future.
more mis-direction from the Administration
Of General Interest:
”Be Careful What You Wish for ’cause It Might Come True.”
Three years after the Department of Education announced a contest called Race-to-the-Top for $4.35 billion in stimulus funds, some parents, teachers, governors, and citizen and public policy groups are coming to an awful realization about the likely outcomes:
- A national curriculum called Common Core
- Regionalism, or the replacement of local governments by federally appointed bureaucrats
- A leveling of all schools to one, low national standard, and a redistribution of education funds among school districts
- An effective federal tracking of all students
- The loss of the option of avoiding the national curriculum and tests through private school and home school
we are already nearly there
WND has selected U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. for its first-ever Benedict Arnold Award.
New language in the national Defense Authorization Act (the NDAA)
time will tell
the epilogue in Mark Levin’s Ameritopia
A guiding light in the conservative movement for at least a half century, Schlafly’s life-long interest in politics was kindled almost accidentally –